September 12, 2017 for 3 nights for 2 adults.
Hotel Cuna del Angel in Dominical, Costa Rica
Tucked away in the vibrant rainforest on Costa Rica's south Pacific coast, Hotel Cuna del Angel celebrates cultural crossroads, fusing colonial and native Costa Rican architecture with refined elegance. Acutely attuned to its lush surroundings, one of the most diverse ecologies on Earth, this exclusive, cozy boutique has been designed to harmoniously integrate into and limit its impact on the environment. Choose from 16 Angel Deluxe rooms sumptuously styled with colonial and Asian details. Private terraces or balconies offer stunning ocean and jungle views, and these rooms are situated right in front of the property's magnificent infinity-edge pool. Or opt for one of the seven Jungle Rooms, lavishly decorated in a Caribbean style with private balconies looking out on the tropical forest for prime bird and wildlife watching. All accommodations offer modern amenities and the comforts of home, including air conditioning and ceiling fans, DVD players and cable TV, Wi-Fi connectivity and mini bars, and private bathrooms.
From these luxurious lodgings, launch your exhilarating Costa Rican adventure. Delicious gourmet cuisine and an extensive wine list are served in La Palapa restaurant, a central, circular building based on the traditional Boruca ceremonial dwelling with a conic roof that channels energy toward the sky. Unwind at the Cuna del Angel Spa, where luxuriant products and state-of-the-art technology balance your mind, body and spirit in a soothing, natural ambiance. Then get out and explore the beautiful Costa Bellena area, named for the majestic whales that migrate through here. Book a whale- or dolphin-watching tour. Fish for tuna, mahi mahi and marlin. Dive and snorkel in the Caño Island Biological Reserve, where you'll spy fish, turtles, manta rays and even friendly sharks in the crystal-clear sea. Tour the verdant canopy in Hacienda Baru by thrilling zipline. Explore the caves along the shore in Ballena Marine National Park by kayak. Then snuggle back into "Angel's Cradle" for blissful rest and relaxation.
Location of Hotel Cuna del Angel
Nearest Airport: SJO
Amenities for Hotel Cuna del Angel
- General Information
- 23 Guest Rooms
- Ecologically Sustainable Practices
- On-Site Amenities
- Beauty Salon
- Hiking Trails
- Gift Shop
- Infinity Pool
- In-Room Amenities
- Air Conditioning
- Ceiling Fans
- DVD Players
- Hair Dryers
- In-Room Safes
- Mini Bar
- Satellite Television
- En-Suite Bathrooms
- Private Terraces
- Scuba Diving
- White Water River Rafting
- Whale Watching
- River Rafting
- Horseback Riding
- National Parks
- Active & Adventure
- Eco Friendly Luxury Vacations
- Holiday Hotel Deals
Reviews for Hotel Cuna del Angel
This hotel is in between Uvita and Dominical ($10 taxi ride to either city). During our 2 week trip to Costa Rica, my family stayed at 5 hotels. We stayed at Cuna del Angel the most nights and all agreed it was our least favorite. There is a major road in back of the rooms and you can hear the trucks noisily driving by at night. The beds are the coil spring beds and were not super comfortable. The pool only had 6 lounge chairs, which were all taken one day when we went to the pool. Overall, there is nothing especially bad about the hotel. There is just not anything especially great either (other than the numerous animals and birds we saw while staying here). Our rate included breakfast, but we did not think the food tasted very good. We paid closer to $200 than $100 per night and I think for the same price next time we would try something different.
This was one of my favorite parts of my stay in Costa Rica. I had the pleasure of being able to stay in this magnificent hotel more than once during my time down there. The staff went above and beyond in every way. I will definitely be back.
Had this been a hotel in the 100 dollar per night stay, I would have been inclined to give three stars, but considering the 170 dollar they charge per night, I expected a lot more. We have traveled the whole country from pacific side to Caribbean side and never paid this much for a hotel. The room was superficially clean: Dirty curtains, dead insects in front of the door that didn't get cleaned up during our two day stay, dirty pillows, drawers inside the cabinets with remains of coffee inside. The pool is very small and there are only 6 chairs around it. By 8.30 am all of them are taken. Cannot imagine what this must be like in peak season. The air-conditioning unit did not work on the first night and when we went to the front desk at midnight because we nearly melted, there was only a night guard on duty who did not speak any English and claimed not to know anything about air-conditioning. We got it to work the next day, but it operates on infrared to make sure the air is not on while you are not in the room. During the night it switches off quite often with a loud beep. This woke me up so I could turn it back on. There was a thunderstorm during the night (also not uncommon in Costa Rica) but it kept interfering with the air-conditioning unit which kept switching on and off (again, with the loud beep). We did not get any fresh pool towels on the second day of our stay and in the rainy season its impossible to get them dry overnight. A last point that I wanted to mention here is that the hotel brochure in the room mentioned that the hotel normally does not allow children under 12. Furthermore, if they do exceptionally allow them, they can only access the pool from 10 am to 5 pm. As far as we know this was not mentioned on the site of Hotels.com and had we known about this policy we would have never booked the hotel with our 9 and 11 year old kids.
Barbara D - Daphne, Alabama
Absolute Beautiful property, such kind people, amazing breakfast, loved the welcome drink and warm wash cloths after a long day of travel. The pool was so refreshing and the wildlife was abundant. We saw a sloth immediately as well as howler monkeys. We also saw a Toucan. Very quiet and peaceful. Their hospitality was second to none!! Highly recommended!
Mark H - Marion, United States
This place was amazing, there's s short walk on the property where you can see sloths and monkeys and if you find the hidden path down the hillside, you'll emerge on a gorgeous secluded beach! Go in June! We were the only people on that beach for hours! It was magical!